David joined Social Finance as a Senior Adviser in 2015 after 35 years in banking and investment management. David is a member of the Housing team, advising government organisations and social enterprises on strategic issues. He is an investment committee member of Social Finance’s Bright Futures’ Fund.
David is Non-Executive Chairman of Odey Asset Management, a $6bn UK fund manager, where he has been Chairman & Chief Executive for 20 years. He is also a non-executive director of Tri-Star Resources PLC, and a member of the New College Endowment Investment Committee. Previously David was CEO of Leopold Joseph, a UK quoted merchant bank. David graduated from New College, Oxford, in 1980 and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Banking.